Welshpool & Area Events


Welshpool plays host to a range of events throughout the year.

For further details please contact the Tourist Information Centre:
Tel: 01938 552 043

Email: ticwelshpool@btconnect.com

The list below outlines events organised by the Town Council as well as local businesses and organisation

2017

NOVEMBER

World War 1: 'The Homefront' Exhibition. Powysland Museum
Thurs 2nd: Children's Film 'Sing', Town Hall. Doors open 11am to start 11.30am. £1 per child, £2.50 per adult.
Thurs 2nd: Prize Bingo, Town Hall. Doors Open 6pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 to include tea & Biscuits.
Fri 3rd: Wrestling, Town Hall. Doors Open 6.30pm, 7pm Start. £10 Adults, £5 Children. Tickets on the Door. 0844 870 0000
Sat 4th: Fireworks Display, Maes y Dre. 7pm
Mon 6th: Field of Remembrance. 6.30pm. St Mary's
Thurs 9th: Richard Ormrod (Piano), Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. Welshpool Music Club. 01938 811 010
Fri 10th: Service at Memorial Garden, Welshpool. 2pm
Fri 10th: Festival of Remembrance, Town Hall. 7.30pm. Tickets in advance from Tourist Information Centre
Sat 11th: Minutes Silence, 11am, Town Hall
Sat 11th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist Church, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. SY21 8QJ
Sat 11th/Sun 12th: Winter Food & Craft Festival. Coed y Dinas. Free Entry
Sun 12th: Remembrance Service, 11am at St Mary's, & Parade before and after
Mon 13th: Film 'Hidden Figures', Town Hall. Doors open 6.30pm. £3.50
Tues 14th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553001
Tues 14th: Hearing Loss 'Free to Hear' Drop-In Service. Corn Exchange. 10am-1pm. No Appointment Necessary. 029 2033 3034
Weds 15th: MWT Bird Group Talk 'Birds of Costa Rica'. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. Admission £2.50. 01938 555 654
Sat 18th/Sun 19th: Bird of Prey Talk & Demonstration. Coed y Dinas. 1pm-2pm. Free entry
Mon 20th: Mike Clemens Film Show featuring Steam in Wales including the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Corn Exchange. 7.30pm.01686 650 102 
Fri 24th: Bingo at The Ann Holloway Centre. 6.30 for 7pm eyes down
Sat 25th: Open Day at The Ann Holloway Centre 10am till 2pm. 01938 554458
Sat 25th/Sun 26th: Father Christmas in his Grotto. Powis Castle. 11-4, £6.50 per child. Booking Essential. 0344 249 1895
Mon 27th:Reading Group, Library. 5-6.15pm.01938553001
Tues 28th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553001

DECEMBER

Fri 1st: Christmas Lights Switch On, Welshpool
Fri 1st/Sat 2nd/Sun 3rd: Illuminated Gardens, Powis Castle. 5pm-9pm. Normal Admission. No Booking Necessary. 01938 551 920
Sat 2nd: Pantomime – Peter Pan. Gregynog Hall. 11am & 1pm. Adults £10, Child (under 12) £7. Family £29. Booking Essential. 01686 650 224

Sat 2nd: Welshpool Winter Festival.
Sat 2nd: Santa's Arrival & Grotto Opening. Coed y Dinas. 11am Onwards. Arrival Show Free, Grotto Entry £5 per Child
Sat 2nd/Sun 3rd: Father Christmas in his Grotto. Powis Castle, 11-4. £6.50 per child. Booking Essential. 0344 249 1895
Sun 3rd: Christmas Concert by Gregynog Young Musicians. Gregynog Hall. 3pm. £10. 01686 650 224
Sun 3rd: Carol Concert at Welshpool Livestock Market. 01938 553 438
Fri 8th: Casino Night, Gregynog Hall. 7pm-1am. £35. Booking Essential. Accommodation Available. 01686 650 224
Fri 8th/Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Illuminated Gardens, Powis Castle. 5pm-9pm. Normal Admission. No Booking Necessary. 01938 551 920
Sat 9th: Carol Concert, St Mary's Church.
Sat 9th: Bacon Butties, Pentre Llifior Methodist Church, Berriew. 10.30am-Noon. Sy21 8QJ
Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Santa's Grotto, Gregynog Hall. 11am-3.30pm. £5 per child. No Booking Required. 01686 650 224
Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Father Christmas in his Grotto. Powis Castle, 11-4. £6.50 per child. Booking Essential. 0344 249 1895
Sat 9th/Sun 10th: Santa Specials, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway.www.wllr.org.uk 
Mon 11th: Film 'Dunkirk', Welshpool Town Hall. Doors open 6.30pm. £3.50
Tues 12th:Knit & Natter,Welshpool Library. 2-3pm. 01938553001
Tues 12th: Prize Bingo, Town Hall. Doors Open 6pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £2 to include mulled wine & mince pie.
Tues 12th: Hearing Loss 'Free to Hear' Drop-In Service. Corn Exchange. 10am-1pm. No Appontment Necessary. 029 2033 3034
Thurs 14th: Christmas Decorations Workshop. 10am-4pm. Gregynog Hall. £35 including Meals. Booking Essential. 01686 650 224
Thurs 14th: 'Red & The Wolf', Berriew Drama & Music Society. 7.30pm. Matinee on Sat 16th at 2pm. Berriew Community Centre. Adult £7, Child £4. 01686 640 894
Fri 15th/Sat16th/Sun 17th: Illuminated Gardens, Powis Castle. 5pm-9pm. Normal Admission. No Booking Required. 01938 51 920
Sat 16th/Sun 17th: Father Christmas in his Grotto. Powis Castle, 11-4. £6.50 per child. Booking Essential. 0344 249 1895
Sat 16th/Sun 17th/Mon 18th: Santa Specials, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. www.wllr.org.uk   
Sat 16th: Free Parking in Long Stay Car Parks for Christmas Shopping in Powys. 10am-6pm
Weds 20th: MWT Bird Group Talk 'Animals Behaving Badly'. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. Admission £2.50. 01938 555 654
Sat 23rd: Free Parking in Long Stay Car Parks in Powys for Christmas Shopping. 10am-6pm
Fri 29th: Rock n Roll Christmas, Church House, 7.30pm.  Tickets include supper, bring own drinks. On Sale from 1st July. Early Booking is Advised.

2018

JANUARY
Weds 17: MWT Bird Group Talk & AGM. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. 01938 555 654
Thurs 18th: William Dutton (Violin). Welshpool Methodist Church, 7.30pm. £10. Welshpool Music Club. 01938 811 010
Tues 30th: Senior Citizens New Year Party. Town Hall, 2pm. Doors Open 1.30pm. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers

FEBRUARY
Sat 3rd: 1940's Evening with The Bluebird Belles. Church House. 7.30pm. Tickets £10 to Include Knife & Fork Buffet. Bring your Own Drinks. Tickets From Welshpool Jewellers
Tues 6th: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments.

Thurs 15th: The Albany Piano Trio. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. Welshpool Music Club. 01938 811 010
Weds 21: MWT Bird Group Talk 'Barn Owls'. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. Admission £2.50. 01938 555 654

MARCH
Sat 3rd: Evening with Carl Brent. Comedy, Music & Laughter. Knife & Fork Buffet Supper. Bring own Drinks. Church House. Tickets £10 from Welshpool Jewellers.
Tues 6th: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments

Thurs 15th: The Bute Clarinet Quartet. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £10. Welshpool Music Club. 01938 811 010
Weds 21: MWT Bird Group Talk 'Upton Warren Nature Reserve'. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. Admission £2.50. 01938 555 654

APRIL
Tues 3rd: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Sat 7th: The Jim Wynn Swingtet, Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. £12. Welshpool Music Club. 01938 811 010
Sat 14th: Rock'n'Roll Tribute with 'Eddie P', Church House. 7.30pm. Tickets £10 to Include Knife & Fork Buffet. Bring Your Own Drinks. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers

MAY
Sat 5th: Welsh National Rally. Welshpool Livestock Market. SY21 8SR
Sat 5th: 1940's Big Band Dance. Church House. 7.30pm. Supper Included. Tickets £10 from Welshpool Jewellers. Bring own Drinks.

Tues 8th: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Sat 19th: Montgomery Canal Triathlon
Sun 27th: Welshpool Music Festival. TBC

JUNE
Tues 5th: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Fri 8th/Sat 9th: Welshpool Poetry Festival
Fri 22nd/Sun 1st July: Gregynog Festival
Sat 23rd/Sun 24th: Welshpool Festival of Transport
Sat 23rd/Sun 24th: 'Music for the Monty'. Music Event to Raise Money for the Montgomery Canal. For more details: www.musicforthemonty.co.uk

JULY
Tues 3rd: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Fri 13th/Sun 15th: Welshpool Country & Music Festival
Mon 23rd/Thurs 26th: Royal Welsh Show

AUGUST
Sun 5th: Welshpool Carnival
Tues 7th: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Fri 10th/Sat 11th: Shrewsbury Flower Show
Thurs 9th: Guilsfield Show
Sat 18th:Montgomery Show

SEPTEMBER
Sat 1st: Llanfair Caereinion Show
Tues 4th: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Fri 28th/Sun 30th: 1940's Weekend, Welshpool. welshpool1940sweekend.co.uk

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER
Sat 3rd: Firework Night, Maesydre
Fri 9th: Festival of Remembrance
Sun 11th: Remembrance Day
Fri 30th: Welshpool Christmas Lights

DECEMBER
Sat 1st: Welshpool Winter Festival